Apartment Occupant Wasn't a Licensee

LVT Number: #24837

Building owners sued to evict their sister, who occupied an apartment in the building. The owners claimed that the sister was a licensee and no longer had permission to occupy the apartment. They served a 10-day notice to quit before starting the eviction proceeding. The sister claimed that she had a life estate and was entitled to remain in the apartment. The court ruled against the owners, finding that the sister wasn't a licensee because there was no proof that she had exclusive possession of the apartment.

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